You are required to complete two simple steps before you arrive, using Blackboard, the University's student portal (Before 13th September 2018):
All new students accessing Blackboard for the first time need to change their default password to one of their choice. Information on how to do this can be found by clicking the Getting Started Leaflet link which is found at the end of Step 2.
Updating Your Personal Details
Once you have accessed Blackboard, you need to click on the ‘Personal Details’ section on your Blackboard homepage.
You need to check and amend the details we currently hold on our system for you. You must then read the Privacy Notice, confirm you have done this and submit your details as directed. Once you have done this, you will receive email confirmation.
You are required to upload a photo so that we can produce your ID card in advance, ready for you to collect at your Enrolment Event.
Uploading Your Photo
Please follow the steps in the Getting Started leaflet below. Once you have done this, you will receive email confirmation.
Important: Your photograph must be a passport style headshot photo only.
After completing Steps One and Two above, you will be able to access the Getting Started generic and programme level resources.
Programme level resources are in a Getting Started School site.
Your password is the same one you used to access your Blackboard homepage when you checked your personal details.
The following checklist will ensure you have completed everything you need to do, to ensure a speedy enrolment.
Prior to your enrolment event:
Important Documents to bring with you to University, to speed up the enrolment process:
The Students' Union is here to support, represent and empower you while you study at the University, providing events, opportunities, and advice.
The Student Charter is produced in partnership with the University & the Student Union. The Student Charter provides details of the clear rights and responsibilities of staff and students.
The information you provided when updating your personal details, will be processed by the University of Lincoln for purpose(s) related to your studies and other services in accordance with relevant Data Protection legislation including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We have a statutory obligation to share some information we hold about you with the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and other bodies. Your personal data may be shared with the appropriate regulatory body for your course and your name may be included on published results lists and others. Your name and term time address may be shared with the relevant local council to verify qualification for council tax exemption. In the event of non-payment of fees, your personal data may be used for credit assessment, tracing, collection and the prevention of fraud. After you graduate, we retain some of your information to verify results and supply replacement certificates and transcripts. Your details may be used to invite you to join the University’s Alumni Network. If you consent, your data will be shared with the University of Lincoln Students’ Union. Find a full copy of the student Privacy Notice on the link above. By enrolling at the University you agree to accept the University’s Terms and Conditions and abide by the rules, regulations, policies and procedures located at www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/abouttheuniversity/governance/regulationspolicies/